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An online auction focusses on celebrated costume designer Bhanu Athaiya’s work as an artist

December 01, 2020 4:09 pm

As many as 32 lots go under the hammer on December 2, with mediums ranging from sketches to her early fashion illustrations and paintings

Two more heritage items from Chandigarh auctioned in Paris

October 31, 2020 10:30 am

While a pair of easy arm chairs in teak and wicker designed by Pierre Jeanneret, that had its reserve price between €10,000-15,000 was sold for €15,600, Jeanneret's set of six office armchairs (in teak and wicker) that had reserve price between €30,000-45,000 were auctioned for €39,600.

In this Italian town, you can now buy a house for €1 only!

October 30, 2020 3:07 pm

Over the next month, some of these houses -- a few of them with crumbling walls -- will go up for auction with a starting price of €1 or Rs 87.11

Hitler speeches sell at Munich auction despite objections

October 23, 2020 6:01 pm

The Hermann Historica auction house defended the sale of the manuscripts, all dated before the outbreak of World War II, saying they were of historical significance and belong preserved in a museum.

10 Chandigarh heritage items designed by Jeanneret & Corbusier sold for Rs 2.11 cr

October 16, 2020 11:26 am

The auctioned items included armchairs, writing table, public bench, set of eight easy armchairs, folding screen etc, which were made for the use in the Punjab and Haryana high court, Secretariat, Panjab University (PU).

Banksy's oil painting expected to fetch £5m at London auction

September 20, 2020 11:52 am

The work was displayed for the public in Sotheby’s New Bond Street galleries till September 19, following which, it is said to have been moved to New York and Hong Kong for further exhibitions.

Spectacles believed to be worn by Gandhi set auction record in UK

August 22, 2020 5:14 pm

The lot, titled 'Pair of Mahatma Gandhi's Personal Spectacles', was part of the auctioneers' Military, History and Classic Cars online sale and had attracted much worldwide interest

Princess Diana's iconic blue velvet gown to be auctioned

November 18, 2019 12:31 pm

This is the same dress Princess Diana had worn when she danced with John Travolta at the White House.

Chennai: IOB to auction Captain Vijayakanth's properties to recover Rs 5.5 crore loan

June 22, 2019 10:50 am

The properties will be sold by the bank to recover over Rs. 5.5 crore in debt that Vijayakanth and his wife owe to the bank.

Fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim's three properties auctioned in Mumbai

November 14, 2017 3:57 pm

Up for grabs are- six flats in Damarwala building (Room no- 18-20, 25, 26 and 28), Hotel Raunaq Afroz on 33 Pakmodia Street and Shabnam Guest House at Bhendi Bazar, the last known addresses of Dawood Ibrahim.


Record-breaking moments: Paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh in the top 10 most expensive artworks auctioned in 2015

December 30, 2015 12:49 am

As the year comes to an end, we take a look at the past 12 months and the 10 most expensive works of art sold at auctions.